SCAET building at Sheridan's Trafalgar Road Campus

HDSB Postsecondary Exploration Event

Date: Oct. 24, 2023 – Oct. 26, 2023

Location: Trafalgar Road Campus, 1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville

Halton District School Board and Sheridan College logos

Halton District School Board students and families: Welcome to the inaugural, in-person HDSB Postsecondary Exploration Event hosted by Sheridan College!

The HDSB Postsecondary Exploration Event includes:

  • Daytime events for Grade 12 and 12+ students only (attending by bus from their respective high schools); and
  • An evening event for Grade 11, 12 and 12+ students and their parents/guardians.

Daytime events (Grade 12 and 12+ HDSB students only)

October 24–26 | 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Spanning three days at Sheridan’s Trafalgar Road Campus in Oakville, this event will provide an opportunity for students from across the Halton District School Board to engage with institutions and organizations representing all postsecondary pathways (apprenticeship, college, community, university and workplace).

This pathways fair will also include postsecondary preparation workshops to help students feel confident and prepared to tackle their next steps after high school graduation.

Event schedule

Tuesday, October 24
10 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Burlington secondary schools; Gary Allan High School (Oakville)
Wednesday, October 25
10 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Oakville secondary schools
Thursday, October 26
10 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Milton, Georgetown, Acton secondary schools

Evening event (Grade 11–12+ HDSB students and families)

October 25 | 6–8 p.m.

The HDSB Postsecondary Exploration Event will extend into the evening on Wednesday, October 25 from 6–8 p.m.

This evening event is open to all Grade 11–12+ HDSB students and their parents/guardians. Note that pre-registration for the event and workshops is not required.

Location: The pathways fair will take place in the gym. Parking for the evening event is available in Lots 5, 6 and 7. View campus map.

In addition to the fair, the workshop for the evening — Preparing for Postsecondary — will lay out important information about pathway options, student supports, research and exploration tips, and financial planning.

The workshop will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis at the following times:

  • 6:15 p.m.
  • 7:15 p.m.


The following institutions and organizations will be represented at the event.

  • Algoma University
  • Brescia at Western
  • Brock University
  • Canadian Armed Forces
  • Canadian Gap Year Association
  • Canadore College
  • Carleton University
  • Centennial College
  • Centre for Skills Development
  • CollegeTrackr Canada
  • Community Living Oakville
  • Conestoga College
  • Construction Training and Apprenticeship Ontario
  • Discover Year
  • Fanshawe College
  • Fleming College
  • George Brown College
  • Georgian College
  • Glendon – York University
  • Goodwill Amity
  • GVI
  • Humber College
  • Humber College – CICE Program
  • International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Local 128
  • Ivey Business School at Western University
  • King's University College
  • Lakehead University
  • Lambton College
  • Laurentian University
  • Liuna Local 837 Training Centre
  • McMaster University
  • Mohawk CICE
  • Mohawk College
  • Niagara College Canada
  • Nipissing University
  • Northern College
  • OCAD University
  • Ontario Tech
  • Sault College
  • Seneca Polytechnic
  • Sheridan College
  • St. Lawrence College
  • Stride
  • Toronto Metropolitan University (Formerly Ryerson)
  • Trent University
  • University of Guelph
  • University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus
  • University of Guelph-Humber
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Windsor
  • Western University
  • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • York University
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